request - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlerequesting
past tenserequested
past participlerequested
  1. 1
    to ask for something, or to ask someone to do something, in a polite or formal way
    request that:

    We specifically requested that you should be informed.

    request someone to do something:

    We intend to request the police to press charges against him.

    Visitors are requested to register at the front desk.

  2. 2
    to ask a musician or DJ to play a piece of music